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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #595

Thursday, 13 December 2012 ( #595 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
There are some home truths about forklift safety in Danny Maron's Safety First column this week. Most importantly, safety training is not just academic. Everyone needs to remember that there are lives at stake - and while forklifts can cause damage that's disruptive, they can also kill and maim. We often overlook the risks and many organisations see training as a burden. They probably just have to speak to management at a site which has had a forklift-related fatality to realise the real value of thorough training and a stringent safety regime. So let's be safe out there.
Geodis, Phantom Auto, United States French logistics firm Geodis and Silicon Valley remote driving software start-up Phantom Auto have announced a partnership for developing remote-controlled forklifts, a move that can...
Koestendorf, Austria Palfinger has played a key role in getting the Zwolferhorn cable car back in operation. The tourist attraction, opened in 1957, was rebuilt in just...

In the Virtual Expo

CBD15W-LIX from XILIN
The Li-ion Powered Pallet Truck CBD15W-LIX from XILIN - boasting a large capacity Lithium Battery 48V/20Ah with 4-6 hours working time, fast charging external charger, and plug-in battery design.

Movers & Shakers

COO
Hyundai Material Handling, United States
regional vice president
JLG Industries, United States
managing director - EMEA
Crosby Group, United States
head of customer support
ELOKON, Germany
McConnellsburg, PA, United States JLG Industries has introduced the new 450AJ HC3 boom lift, adding to the JLG Hi-Capacity product line that includes articulating and telescopic boom lift models...
Melbourne, Vic, Australia Kalmar has concluded an agreement with Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) to supply a total of six Kalmar AutoShuttles for use at the Port of...

In the Virtual Expo

Fast Charge Australia
Improve your operation's performance, increase employee productivity and ensure their safety by optimizing your assets with PosiCharge - from Fast Charge Australia.

Movers & Shakers

COO
Hyundai Material Handling, United States
regional vice president
JLG Industries, United States
managing director - EMEA
Crosby Group, United States
head of customer support
ELOKON, Germany
Noblelift adds Li-ion stacker Des Plaines, IL The new Noblelift lithium iron-phosphate LiFePO4/LFP electric EDGE Series full electric walkie straddle stackers are designed for productivity...
McConnellsburg, PA, United States JLG Industries has introduced the new 450AJ HC3 boom lift, adding to the JLG Hi-Capacity product line that includes articulating and telescopic boom lift models...

In the Virtual Expo

Use the Energy Quick Check on the Linde website
Utilize the "Energy Quick Check" on the Linde Material Handling website to determine which type of energy (IC, lead-acid battery, lithium-ion battery or fuel cell) is suitable for your needs.

Movers & Shakers

COO
Hyundai Material Handling, United States
regional vice president
JLG Industries, United States
managing director - EMEA
Crosby Group, United States
head of customer support
ELOKON, Germany